The Spectrum

Boys Soccer Fan Interviews

October 25, 2017

What’s new in School

I like big cups and I can not lie
October 4, 2017

As fall sets upon Blake, the opening of the school year drives forward an enthusiasm to discover new experiences and relationships. Among the excitement of the first week, came many shocks to the student...

Best shows on TV

Comedies you haven't heard of that you should... hear of
October 3, 2017

Comedy Central’s Broad City follows the lives of eclectic roommates Abbi and Ilana as they navigate their hectic lives in New York City. Dealing with seemingly trivial problems that range from fixing...

What your font says about you

What your font says about you
Because it says a lot
April 28, 2017

Times New Roman – You are a classic. You’re on top of your school life and a late assignment is a foreign topic. You strive for excellence in all that you do. Arial – You’re a step below Times...

Dear Barack

Dear Barack
March 22, 2017

Dear Barack Obama,   Please come back to us.   There is much we must discuss Like national security And all the other obscurity.   We are sorry for what we might...

Firmly rejected headlines

Firmly rejected headlines
March 20, 2017

Who squeals louder, the pigs or the freshmen dissecting it?   The Bunion debates shutting down due to the use of Knock Knock jokes in assembly    Bold individuals decide that weather...

Students carbo-load at Cane’s

Students carbo-load at Cane's
March 13, 2017

An undeniable frenzy has been sweeping the school halls. Students from all grades and walks of life have gathered to worship at the altar of none other than chicken tenders. The effect of this phenomenon...

Wanted grade deans

February 9, 2017

Summer, A Social Construct

5 Ways To Bring Summer Back To School
December 8, 2016

Show off those pale ashy legs with some timeless “Jorts” or classic Nike Athletic shorts. Shorts aren’t just for summer, and with Blake’s bipolar heating there is no reason not to take off...

Desperate measures necessary for students to avoid being tardy

Removal of advisory from the morning wreaks havoc
November 2, 2016

You sprint up the steps leading into the school building. You throw open the doors and are met with the confused face of a freshman trying to figure out the code. The freshman starts to enter random numbers,...

Student body holds peanut revolution

Tripp Markusen ‘19, C.U.N. leader, sports protest shirt at school.
Experts suspect that forbidding nuts made them more common
September 29, 2016

Following the announcement that Blake would go nut free this year, some students have started an illegal nut smuggling organization to fulfill their nutty needs and get the sustenance they desire. Many...

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